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Black toe capped oxfords - recommendations (similar to Loakes 1880 Churchill) - UK £200-£500 budget

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by dng992, Jan 15, 2016.

  1. dng992

    dng992 Senior member

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    My idea in my head is I definitely want a capped black leather shoe. Used for city wear

    I know oxfords are the most classic however I do not found the lace area of the shoe to be attractive at all. http://36.media.tumblr.com/f8b2b23ae74faf9eb332ce0d2c3a092a/tumblr_ndr8o6MNcO1sj1nruo1_1280.jpg

    I already own a pair of loakes 1880 derbys
    http://www.loake.co.uk/media/catalo...9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/d/o/dowb.jpg
    http://www.loake.co.uk/media/catalo...9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/d/o/dowb.jpg

    Which Ive beat to death and were an impulse buy as I was looking at loakes oxfords moreso.

    I like the silhouette of the Loake churchills however do not want to go back to loake - the sole of my derbys has worn terribly however that is partly because i have beat them everyday wear

    Shoe silhouette inspiration:
    http://www.herringshoes.co.uk/_shop/products/Loake-Loake Churchill-Black Calf-5486-2871-3.jpg

    http://cdn.styleforum.net/7/78/900x900px-LL-783f15d4_image.jpeg

    http://i.imgur.com/QTfSeQE.jpg?2

    http://blog.loakepolska.pl/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Buty-Loake-model-Churchill-e1439997025218.jpg

    I like how they are capped and the lace area looks sleek/refined/modern. Also how the shoe is narrow around the middle section (goes in and then out as opposed to being more one shape throughout )getting wider as opposed to a traditional toe cap oxford being more one shape throughout (http://blog.loakepolska.pl/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Buty-Loake-model-Aldwych-2-e1439996683153.jpg)

    Any recommendations for similar shoes to churchill loakes 1880? or in line with my description above.
     
  2. Brian SD

    Brian SD Senior member

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    You don't mention price, so the first thing that comes to mind is Vass F last, which has a rounded narrow toe and nice contrast in width.
     
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    dng992 Senior member

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